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PlayStation Blogcast 285: Like Father, Like Son

Posted by on Mar 23, 2018

With God of War mania in the air, Kristen, Justin and I trade notes on Santa Monica Studios’ divine action epic, hitting PS4 on April 20. Plus: Far Cry 5 impressions, Fortnite talk, news you can use, new releases, and so much more.

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Q&A: Cory Barlog Talks God of War Origins

Posted by on Mar 23, 2018

God of War is almost here! By now, you’ve watched the videos, read the hands-on articles, and pored through the message boards. Now, why not hear directly from the man himself?

Series veteran and creative director Cory Barlog joined me for a special PlayStation Blogcast episode. Listen to the whole conversation below, and check out some choice excerpts from the entire 20+ minute conversation.

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Kratos and Atreus: It’s All in the Family

Posted by on Mar 23, 2018

“Look, Kratos needed to change.”

Creative director Cory Barlog has a deep history with God of War. He served as art director on the original 2005 game, then as creative director for its acclaimed sequel. He even wrote Ghost of Sparta, the well-regarded PSP game developed by Ready At Dawn.

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God of War: First Hands-on Report

Posted by on Mar 19, 2018

The new God of War hits like a freight train, with crushing combat that will put any skeptic’s mind at ease. But underneath its hardened, intimidating exterior lies a pulsing heart.

If what I played is anything to go by, God of War is going to land like an asteroid impact this April, wiping away the old and forging the new in one triumphant blow.

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PS4 Exclusives Guide: 14 Games to Watch

Posted by on Mar 12, 2018

Just imagine. Right now, right this very second, armies of talented developers are readying astonishing new gaming experiences for PS4 and PS VR.

The list of console-exclusive titles keeps getting bigger, so we thought we’d create a handy cheat sheet to keep track. Some games on this list are confirmed to launch in 2018; many others have no release date attached at this point. But as always PlayStation.Blog will keep you in the loop.

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How to Play Bloodborne in Co-Op

Posted by on Mar 09, 2018

Since its recent PlayStation Plus release, the streets of Yharnam have seen a sizable income of new Hunters, making it the perfect time to hunt together! Want a Hunter to help you with a particular boss or clear out a tough area? Here’s a quick guide on how to play online in Bloodborne.

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Players’ Choice Feb. 2018 Winner: Shadow of the Colossus

Posted by on Feb 28, 2018

February is nearly over, which spells the beginning of another Players’ Choice vote! Players’ Choice is a way for PlayStation fans to recognize the very best games on PlayStation platforms.

Last month, Monster Hunter World captivated PlayStation fans and managed 50% of the overall vote. Who will take the crown in February? That’s up to you!

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PlayStation 4: 5 Years Ago Today…

Posted by on Feb 20, 2018

Today marks five years since we stood in the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City to share a name that would change our lives and hopefully yours: PlayStation 4.

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